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The memory of earth

Author: Orson Scott Card; Ellisa Mitchell; Keith Parkinson
Publisher: New York : TOR, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First trade editionView all editions and formats
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The Oversoul protects the planet Harmony from war and destruction by subtle interference in the thoughts of the people. But now, some of its systems are failing, and men are beginning to think about power and conquest.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Nafai; Nafai.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orson Scott Card; Ellisa Mitchell; Keith Parkinson
ISBN: 0312852797 9780312852795 0312930364 9780312930363 9780812532593 0812532597 071265416X 9780712654166
OCLC Number: 24669212
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
"A Tor book"--Title page verso.
Maps by Ellisa Mitchell.
Jacket art by Keith Parkinson.
Description: xx, 294 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Orson Scott Card.

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Malfunctioning due to its own failing system, the Oversoul, an artificial intelligence caring for the colonists on the planet Harmony, could bring about catastrophic war on the planet unless someone  Read more...

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"The man's versatility of style, subject and approach makes him unique in the SF field." --Anne McCaffrey"One of the genre's most convincing storytellers." --Library Journal"Card is a master Read more...

 
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This book only hints at Card's talent as a storyteller

by realmofdernhelm (WorldCat user published 2009-11-17) Fair Permalink

This book only hints at Card's talent as a storyteller that shines in his other books. There are certain points where I think, "Now that's the Card I know and love," and other points where I can barely tolerate the religious overtones in it...somewhat like my experience with attempting to read the...
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